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NYPL's TechConnect program offers more than 80 technology classes at libraries throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island - all ABSOLUTELY FREE! Learn computers, tablets, Internet basics, Microsoft Office, video chatting, how to find a job online, and much more. Browse the TechConnect class schedule to find a class at a library near you.

 

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
11 a.m.El Equipo de la Computadora.Inwood LibraryAdults
11 a.m. Windows 8 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 8.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.E-Reader & Tablet Help @ the Riverdale Branch Library
Learn how to download free e-books from the New York Public Library. Get help on using your iPad, Kindle or other tablet or e-reader. First come, first served. Tuesdays @ 11:00 a.m. (some exceptions, please check the online calendar or branch calendar) *Tablet users need to know their device password to download apps. **Kindle users need to know their Amazon account username (e-mail address associated with account) and password.
Riverdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11:30 a.m.Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
12 noonDownloading NYPL eBooks
Explore the digital reading world with FREE eBooks from The New York Public Library. In this class you'll learn how to access eBooks and Audiobooks from the NYPL web site. We'll also discuss eBook formats and software apps for Kindle, Android and Nook devices. Getting eBooks is easier than you think and we'll show you how.
96th Street LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
12 noon Computer Basics - Open Lab
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology. An overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Jerome Park LibraryAdults
12:30 p.m.Skype & Video Chatting
Learn all about Skype and Video Chatting.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
1 p.m.Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments. Space is limited, please sign up by phone or in person starting one week before the class (August 5th).
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.MS Excel for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Bronx Library CenterAdults
2:30 p.m.Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories.
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
3 p.m.Skype & Video Chatting
Learn all about Skype and video chatting.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.App/Vice: Finding Apps for Your Tablet or Smartphone
Learn how to find apps, review apps and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices Following the tutorial, bring your technology questions for some one-on-one help. Computers are provided but you can bring your own too.
Stapleton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m. Internet Para Principiantes
Una introducción a la Internet, incluyendo conseguir conectado, el uso de un navegador web, y la navegación por las páginas web. Aprende a encontrar información en línea utilizando motores de búsqueda y directorios temáticos.
Washington Heights LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3:30 p.m.MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4:30 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Harlem LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
5 p.m.Walk Into eBooks
Join us weekly for walk in eBook help and learn how to load library eBooks on your eReader. Every Tuesday from 5:00 to 6:30pm. Sessions are first come first serve. Please arrive by 6:10pm. What to bring: · Your eReading Devise (all devices) · Your USB Cord (Kindle, Nook, and Sony eReader) · Your Laptop Computer (Nook and Sony eReader) · Please know all passwords for your Amazon (Kindle) and App Store (Apple and Android Devices) accounts.
St. Agnes LibraryAdults
5:15 p.m.Getting the Most out of the NYPL Catalog
Explore our catalog. Search for books and other materials, learn how to place holds, rate an item, add items to your shelves, look at reviews and create lists. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
5:30 p.m.Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
6 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Advanced MS Word 2011 for Mac
Learn the more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include creating tables, using text boxes, headers and footers, as well as footnotes and endnotes.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Windows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
7 p.m.Supervised Open Lab
Need some help mastering your electronic devices? Are you having trouble with your email? Interested in using the internet – online shopping, banking? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter, Facebook or other messaging apps? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance.
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
9:30 a.m.Canceled
Windows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
10 a.m.Advanced MS PowerPoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc..
Epiphany LibraryAdults
10 a.m.Clases de computacion privadas / Free private computer classes
Si desea aprender a navegar el internet obtener un correo electrónico con Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail. O desea ayuda con tu Facebook, Skype, Oovoo, Tableta personal, Laptop, Nook.Puede llamar a la biblioteca de Hunt’s Point Library y preguntar por Caroline, para las clase privada tiene que llamar y hacer una cita. Las clases son por una hora solamente Tenemos clases privada en la tarde y en la mañana. Do you need help with the internet or your need an email account with yahoo, hotmail, gmail or…
Hunt's Point LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m. MS Publisher 2010 for Beginners
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10 a.m.Canceled
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Windows 8 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 8 Following the tutorial, bring your technology questions for some one-on-one help. Laptops are provided but you can bring your own too.
Hamilton Fish Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Photoshop CS6 for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the #1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you will get acquainted with the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to minpulate images to your desire.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.m.OPEN LAB WEDNESDAYS
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Want to learn how to search and download NYPL e-books? Never touched a computer? This is the time and place for you to get ahead with 21st century technology! Bring your technology questions and/or your wireless enabled device and get one-on-one assistance, discover online tutorials, hone your skills, exceed the limits of your imagination!
St. George Library Center, TechConnect LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Computer Lab
Need help with the computer? we are here to answer all you basic computer questions.
Mosholu Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Canceled
MS Excel 2010 for Beginners.
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.Learn about cell phone plans and how the whole process of buying a cell phone works.
Morningside Heights, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Microsoft Powerpoint for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Richmondtown Library, Technology Training CenterAdults
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Do you need help browsing the Internet? Creating an email account? Shopping, banking or applying for jobs online? Take advantage of our free one-on-one computer help sessions. A Library staff member will be on hand to answer all of your basic questions as they arise. There are no lectures, lesson plans, tests, or required previous experience. Just come in an hour before we open and learn to write a resume or familiarize yourself with web browsers. *Note: these sessions are for complete beginne…
115th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Job Seekers,
Adults
11 a.m.Powerpoint 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Melrose LibraryAdults
11:30 a.m.Canceled
Windows 8 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 8
Parkchester Library, Computer LabAdults
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